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US Introduces Calorie Count Rules to Fight Obesity

The U.S. government has announced sweeping rules that require chain restaurants and movie theaters across the country to post calorie counts on their menus. An order by the Food and Drug Administration says all establishments that sell prepared foods, and have 20 or more locations, must post the calorie content of food and beverages "clearly and conspicuously'' on their menus, menu boards and displays. Companies have until a year from now to comply. The FDA says Americans...

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